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2013-03-14 11:12:37

The precise methodology of Richard Feynman's famous double-slit thought-experiment — a cornerstone of quantum mechanics that showed how electrons behave as both a particle and a wave — has been followed in full for the very first time. Although the particle-wave duality of electrons has been demonstrated in a number of different ways since Feynman popularized the idea in 1965, none of the experiments have managed to fully replicate the methodology set out in Volume 3 of...

2013-01-15 16:21:14

PALO ALTO, Calif. and ZURICH, Jan. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- IBM (NYSE: IBM) Researchers Gerhart Meyer, Leo Gross and Jascha Repp (now at Regensburg University) have won the prestigious Feynman prize given by the Foresight Group, an organization that seeks to advance the study of nanotechnology. The award was bestowed upon the group of researchers for their ground breaking work in producing detailed molecular images and deconstructing chemical bonds on individual atoms. (Logo:...